Moorea, TahitiEven though it’s overshadowed by the more famous French Polynesian island Bora-Bora, Moorea’s tame teal waters backdropped by skyscraping mountains make it a magical honeymoon location. The simple villages that line up its shore in contrast with luxurious resorts makes it ideal for a lovely getaway. You can hike up some viewpoints along the eight mountain ridges and get impressive panoramic views of the South Pacific or get close with sharks, stingrays and dolphins in the waters below.
Kauai, HawaiiKauai beaches offer both beauty and action. Depending on how you want to enjoy its waters – whether you want to go shelling for souvenirs, surfing for a more active vacation, snorkeling and/or scuba diving to enjoy the abundant marine wildlife where you can see humpback whales, monk seals, sea turtles and a rainbow of schools of tropical fishes, or just for relaxing – there will surely be a Kauai beach fit for you and your partner.
Palawan, PhilippinesThis archipelagic province in the Philippines is filled with adventures and picturesque sceneries in every corner. Here you can go island hopping and enjoy the stunning seascapes that are typical in Southeast Asia, go snorkeling and be up close with the attractive aquatic wildlife, go wreck diving and relearn history from the shipwrecks of the Second World War, explore the world’s longest navigable underground river, eat, drink and be merry in the restaurants and bars, or simply relax and dip in its crystal blue waters.
Maui, HawaiiA romantic vacation akin to an explorer’s paradise is what you’ll find in Maui. Aside from the typical luxury resort amenities you can enjoy with your loved one and the majestic sunsets and sunrises over the ocean as seen from equally majestic tropical beaches, you can also enjoy adventures such as biking, ziplining, hiking, snorkeling and even constellation viewing in the island
St. John, U.S. Virgin IslandsIf you want an eco-friendly couples retreat without going for a destination vacation, the smallest of the Virgin Islands, St. John, can be the perfect choice. Two-thirds of the island is a protected national park so you can take a relaxing walk with your partner. With reefs on its waters and rainforests in its lands, you can explore the island’s unspoiled beauty and probably meet dolphins, hawksbills, green turtles, birds, and other amazing creatures that inhabit the island. In general, if you can only do quick weekend trips, you can check out Hawaii, the Caribbean, even Florida and Southern California. However if you prefer secluded destination vacations, you can head to a tropical island in French Polynesia or Southeast Asia.